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Coronation Mango Chicken

Summer can be oppressive in Brisbane. By 8am, it is often already over 30c and it stays that way until well into the night. We live in a sub-tropical climate year round but come January, the heat is combined with energy sapping humidity and the last thing you’re thinking about is cooking a meal. Over the… Read more

Filed in: Soups, Salads, Snacks

Mango Lassi Ice Blocks – Summer Ice Block Adventures

It’s mango season! The first mangoes have started making their way down from the Northern Territory and are surprisingly cheap, so early in the season. Mangoes from the NT are smaller than the bigger Kensington Pride (Bowen) mangoes that are just on the horizon. They are the perfect size for a snack for one. Mangoes… Read more

Filed in: Baking & Dessert

In My Kitchen… January 2016

New Year. New IMK Host. New Kitchen. Yes, finally I have my new kitchen. It was touch and go in the days leading up to Christmas but I’m not a Project Manager for nothing. Thanks to everyone who held their breath, stuck their tongue out and crossed their fingers that it would be ready in… Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous

In My Kitchen… December 2015

December is here. Yep. Reading this post if proof of that. I’m in the weird twilight world of thinking about Christmas cooking but as yet unable to make it a reality. We are supposed to be hosting Christmas this year and whilst I’m optimistic that our renovation will be done by then, until the last… Read more

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Endless Summer… Classic Mango Sorbet

That’s what it feels like as I sit here writing this post. It’s another hot day in Brisbane, just one of a long line of days above 30c. Whilst we haven’t sweltered as much as our friends down south with record 40c+ days, it’s still hot enough to live off a diet of salads and… Read more

Filed in: Baking & Dessert